Tag Archives: English (Canada)

The Binder of Lost Stories (La rilegatrice di storie perdute)

WOMEN’S FICTION Following The Secret Ways of Perfume and The Garden of Secret Flowers, bestsellers that continue to remain in the lists, here is a new novel about the power of books. Two courageous women, who are separated by time, meet and become each other’s mutual strength in their search for freedom and a better […]

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Spark (Mon Étincelle)

LITERARY FICTION Following hot on the heels of his highly original debut Anguille sous roche (winner of the Prix Wepler special jury award, Prix Senghor for best novel in French and over 15,000 copies sold), this second novel by Ali Zamir is another masterclass in the art of storytelling, drawing us delectably into an exotic […]

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The Great Jump (​Il Grande Salto)

MEMOIR And so I managed to overcome all material obstacles, winning for myself a space where nothing was unattainable except for infinity. That space was the woods. I grew up in the woods. I was a child of the woods. A wild, gawky child who prefers the company of animals to that of his peers. […]

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Big Brother (Grand Frère)

FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL A topical and pertinent novel blending playful humour with a seriousness which befits the subject of terrorism. A real page-turner, right up to the unexpected twist of the final page. Grand frère (Big Brother) is a chauffeur for private-hire who spends eleven hours a day behind the wheel and the rest […]

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Esther’s Notebooks vol. 3 (Les Cahiers d’Esther t.3)

COMICS – SERIES Riad Sattouf continues to vividly describe adolescence like no other. — ELLE The new Petit Nicolas! — Europe 1 View our presentation of Vol. 1 here View our presentation of Vol. 2 here Based on true stories told weekly by Esther A.*, Esther’s Notebooks draw us into the daily life of a 10-year-old girl […]

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How (Not) to Have a Heart Attack (Comment ne pas avoir une crise cardiaque)

HEALTH A provocative and humoristic guide by a high-profile cardiologist that will help the reader swallowing a bitter pill in a funny and didactical way. During his consultations, Fabien Guez has noticed that patients, however well-informed, aren’t paying heed to the basic guidelines on reducing fat, sugar and alcohol intake and the benefits of exercise […]

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The New Residents (Os Novos Moradores)

LITERARY FICTION A touching and dramatic love triangle, full of pain and fear, challenging a family’s structure, THE NEW RESIDENTS shows the way to redemption through love and forgiveness. The terraced houses on Oitis Street: seemingly two façades in perfect harmony. In reality, two strangers joined together in permanent conflict. The first house is cold, […]

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Power and Care. Towards Balance for our Common Future—Science, Society and Spirituality in Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

SOCIETY | PSYCHOLOGY | SPIRITUALITY Preface by His Holiness The Dalai Lama With the aim for a balanced, common future, 19 renowned researchers and leaders present their work to the Dalai Lama within the context of the forces of ‘power and care.’ This dialogue includes perspectives from: Ethology, anthropology, and ecology Psychology, endocrinology, and neuroscience […]

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A Call for Revolution! (Faites la révolution ! L’appel du Dalaï-lama à la jeunesse)

SOCIETY | SPIRITUALITY “I am appealing to you because I trust you. My dear brothers and sisters, my young friends, you were born at the beginning of this third millennium. You are the youth of the world and the face of the future. You are the humanity of tomorrow, the promise of peace on a […]

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Summits of my Life. Dreams and challenges in the mountains

NON-FICTION | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPORT For many, skyrunning sounds hellish; but for Jornet and others like him, there is beauty in motion. – The New York Times The ‘extraterrestrial’ Kilian Jornet climbed Everest in twenty-six hours, without oxygen. – Le Monde Kilian Jornet, 29, is widely considered the world’s best ultra-distance and mountain runner. – The Guardian […]

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